Police Officer Injured in Traffic Collision
Officer Injured Conducting Traffic Enforcement on Las Positas
This morning at approximately 10:45 A.M., a motorist in a silver Honda Accord, traveling northbound on Las Positas Road collided with a Santa Barbara Police Motorcycle Officer in the intersection of Las Positas and Alegria Road.
The officer, who sustained moderate injuries, was conscious, breathing and talking after being knocked to the pavement. After a cadre of first-responders arrived, the officer was immediately transported to Cottage Hospital via ambulance– he was later reported to be in good spirits. The involved driver and passenger were uninjured and cooperative with the investigation.
Prior to the accident, the motor officer was conducting traffic enforcement in the area. The circumstances surrounding the cause of the collision is under investigation. Santa Barbara Police Traffic Investigators closed Las Positas to traffic while they interviewed witness and processed the scene.
Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
Injury traffic accident involving a city Police Officer in the 2700 Block of Las Positas.